Series 7: The Contenders Movie Review by Anthony Leong
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It bothered me, and it gave the finale a sour flavor, frankly.
To have the final scene of the show depict one accomplished, complicated woman striking another accomplished, complicated woman is tiresome at best and reductive and regressive at worst. A catfight, really, at this late date? In any event, there was a strange, dream-like quality to that final scene.Cannot Completely End or Walk Away From Relationship (Attachment Trauma Series)
Nothing can break her now. The most successful parts of the finale were the ones in which she meditated on what it had all been for hi, Will! Ultimately, Alicia decided that her family needed some closure so that they could truly move on and work as a unit, even a fractured unit.
With Peter doing a year of probation, Grace could go to college, her other kid could do. Finally, she could start her new life with Jason, one hopes.
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But she has a new job — running for office. Perhaps the reunion movie will cover that? The reunion movie I hope the Kings and the cast make in a few years, that is. But it was really about Alicia figuring out what she wanted, once and for all. But the Kings, who wrote the episode, did a good job of walking Alicia through her life options, bringing her back into contact with characters like Cary, and getting her in a room with Will once again.
Grief is a weird thing; it ebbs and flows and resists logic.
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Those scenes were beautifully acted by Josh Charles and Margulies, and it was lovely to have her say a proper, resonant goodbye to Will before heading into an unknown and ambiguous future. I often thought the show should have kicked Peter to the curb years ago, but it made some sense in the finale to have him wrestle with something many others including this viewer have known for a while: Alicia has long been a better candidate for public office than her husband.
In any event, my mixed emotions about the finale sound about right. But in the seventh and final season, there were notably more of subplots and segues that were, at best, time-fillers and at worst, eyeroll-inducing. Of course, there were many more things to love about this show, and one of the great things about it was that, week to week, you never knew what you were going to get. That episode order could be burden, especially in an era in which cable seasons were typically 13 episodes and done — and some shows these days only knock out only six or eight episodes in a season.
One week, we were inside the NSA; the next, we could be sitting in on a juicy divorce, speeding through bond court, or witnessing a weird passive-aggressive battle between Alicia and one of her delightful nemises Michael J.
Ask me after my third shot of tequila. With 69 cameras installed, the contestants' every move is captured and up for water-cooler debate. When the contestants first arrive, they are coupled with another Islander.
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